July 6, 2017

Quilters and home sewers during the depression often used found materials such as blankets, flour and feed sacks, and even older quilts and clothing. Flour and feed sacks especially offered a low-cost source or textile for a wide range of home sewing projects. 

Flour an...

July 23, 2016

I started sewing when I was in the 5th grade, using my Mom’s home sewing machine.  My dad enclosed the back porch and built a work room.  It was long and narrow, with a work bench for his woodworking tools on one end, and a desk/sewing table for my mom at the other.  I...

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